Camponotus importunus

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Camponotus importunus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. importunus
Binomial name
Camponotus importunus
Forel, 1911

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique, South Africa (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • importunus. Camponotus maculatus subsp. importunus Forel, 1911e: 288.
    • [First available use of Camponotus maculatus subsp. sexpunctatus var. importuna Forel, 1910f: 27 (s.w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Emery, 1920c: 5;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 87.
    • Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1920c: 5; Arnold, 1922: 635; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 955; Emery, 1925b: 87.
    • Status as species: Baroni Urbani, 1972: 131; Bolton, 1995b: 104.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 635, Subspecies of maculatus)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1972. Studi sui Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel 82: 122-135 (page 131, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 5, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 5, Subspecies of maculatus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 87, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 288, soldier, worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arnold G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Annals of the South African Museum 14: 579-674.
  • Baroni Urbani C. 1972. Studi sui Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel 82: 122-135.
  • Forel A. 1910. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschriften der Medizinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16: 1-30.
  • Forel A. 1911. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004